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Come and join us for this special VC61 Excursion, a sociable weekend with optional organised activities.

There is still time to book accommodation at the new Spurn Bird Observatory - please e-mail Sarah White (contact details in membership card) for further information or to make a booking.

Or come just for the day on Saturday or Sunday - there's no need to book for this.

The optional programme of events includes bird ringing and moth trapping, strandline/geological/geographical/historical walk, early morning bird walk, entomology including specialist guidance on dragonflies and beetles, botanical ramble, visit to the new YWT Kilnsea Wetlands reserve,  Unimog Safari (run by YWT to the Point, a two and a half hour trip at £12 each) and a BBQ on Saturday evening.

Full details and booking arrangements can be found in the latest copy of The Naturalist or on the event page.